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'''William Elliot Griffis''' (September 17, 1843 – February 5, 1928) was an American Orientalism|orientalist, Congregational church|Congregational minister, lecturer, and prolific author.Brown, John Howard. (1904). [https://books.google.com/books?id=Q1IDAAAAYAAJ&pg=PT450&lpg=PT450&dq=william+elliot+griffis+and+wilhelmina&source=web&ots=OOX-e7xrfM&sig=px1y1n7ptaHLbU5BHoOwVIhUVMM&hl=en#PPT450,M1 "Griffis, William Elliot,"] ''The Twentieth Century Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans.'' Boston: The Biographical Society. Griffis was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of a sea captain and later a coal trader. During the American Civil War, he served two months as a corporal in Company H of the 44th Pennsylvania Militia after Robert E. Lee invaded Pennsylvania in 1863."Rutgers in the Civil War," ''Journal of the Rutgers University Libraries'' Vol. 66 (2014), page 120...
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ayrton, matilda chaplin, 1846-1883
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